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Department of the Air Force
Building 316 Room 119
Yokota AB (Fussa) Japan 197-0001
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
Yokota Air Base has four schools. The two elementary schools located in the East and West housing areas. The Middle School and the High School sit next to each other in the South area of the base. The middle school has grades sixth through eighth. The high school has grades nine through twelve. Each of the schools has a great student-teacher ratio (average is 19:1) and offers a wide spectrum of classes and services for your student's educational needs. All the schools offer classes to introduce the students to the culture and language of Japan along with many opportunities to experience the Japanese culture first hand.
Special Note: When you first arrive in Japan your child will temporarily attend the school that is zoned for your Temporary Billeting/Quarters. When you know where you will be living (on or off base), there is a possibility that your child could be moved to another school, unless you live in the same zoned area.
Standardized test scores for all the Yokota Air Base schools are available through the DoDEA Data Center via the following links:
Yokota East Elementary School Test ScoresYokota Middle School Test ScoresYokota High School Test ScoresBus Service -- Depending on your quarters' location, students will be issued a bus pass. If you live off base there may be transportation available for your students. The Bus Transportation Office at DSN 315-225-9787 will have details on off-base pick-up locations for students.
School Lunch Program -- The Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) offer a hot lunch program to students attending one of the four DoDEA schools on Yokota. AAFES provides Free and Reduced-Price meals to students who qualify. To determine if your family is eligible, complete an application and return it along with the most recent LES and/or pay statements for all working family members to the School Liaison, Bldg 316, Rm 172. Families must re-apply at the beginning of each school year or when family income changes.
Please visit the following websites for further information on Yokota Schools.
For more information, visit the School Liaison website.
The staff at the base education center welcomes you and looks forward to helping you with your educational needs. Their mission is to provide educational advice, counseling, and programs for adults to help them enhance their careers, professional development and personal goals. The following programs are available at the education center:
For more information, check out: https://yokotafss.com/education/
Registration for elementary, middle and high school students at Yokota is done individually through each school's registrar office.Registration forms and requirements are found here.
Student passport or birth certificate
Official transcript (most recent)/School Records-Report Cards
If you have any questions about exceptions, contact the District Superintendent’s Office (DSO) at DSN 315-225-3940.
DoDEA Early Childhood Education programs entrance requirements are:
Sure Start and Pre-Kindergarten Programs, a child must be 4 years of age by September 1. Kindergarten Programs, a child must be 5 years of age by September 1. First Grade, a child must be 6 years of age by September 1.
After School and Sports Activities
Yokota Elementary & Middle Schools offer a number of after school sports and extra-curricular activities. These include band, choir, drama clubs, culture clubs, computer, chess clubs and so much more. The middle school offers wrestling, with an award-winning yearbook team and an active student council.
Yokota High School has one of the most extensive extra-curricular activities programs in the Pacific schools. Yokota High School offers a wide variety of school activities. Organizations are formed each year on the basis of their appeal to the students. All students are encouraged to take an active part in at least one extra-curricular activity during the school year.
Debate, Computer Users Group, Yearbook, FBLA, Model United Nations, JROTC, Drama, Music, Panther Press, Student Government, JSHS. A variety of sports activities are available to young men and women at Yokota High School. These activities extend students' physical development, promote lifelong sports for leisure time, develop the cooperative spirit of team activities and good sportsmanship, and promote school spirit. Athletic offerings include:
Baseball, Girls' Volleyball, Boys' Basketball, Football, Tennis, Boys' Soccer, Track, Girls' Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Girls' Soccer, Cross Country, Wrestling, Girls' Softball